Biology of Oysters is a definitive and comprehensive resource that offers deep insight into the scientific structure of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature to equip researchers and students for learning about the unique issues within this field. Biology of Oysters presents solid background information needed to understand this species and all facets of oyster biology to further advance research and development.
I: The Phylogeny of Oysters
II: The Evolution of Oysters
III: Regional and Global Ecology
IV: Ecology at the Local Scale
VI: Metabolic Expenditure
VIII: Growth Models
X: Oysters and the Ecosystem
Dr. Brian Bayne has served on many national and international committees--including Genetics of Marine Organisms and Coastal Marine Sciences – in the UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, and the Netherlands. He was a senior scientist within the National Environment Research Council (NERC) in the UK. His other achievements include Fisheries Research Fellow, Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), and Honorary Professor at University of Sydney (now retired).